International Scientific Cooperation

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Science  08 Oct 1999:
Vol. 286, Issue 5438, pp. 245-246
DOI: 10.1126/science.286.5438.245

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The Megascience Forum, an intergovernmental body for the coordination of large-scale scientific endeavors, was founded by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in 1992. Recently, the Forum's remit was renewed and updated. This Policy Forum describes the achievements of the Forum, analyzes the stength and weaknesses and discusses its evolving role in international scientific cooperation.